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    Gen. Krulak Reflects On Trump’s Recent Appointments

    December 8, 2016

    Photo is of President-elect Donald Trump shaking hands with Gen. James Mattis. (Photo credit: Foreign Policy) Gen. Krulak Reflects On Trump’s Recent Appointments By Daniel Odrezin,  BJF Asst. Executive Director  As President-elect Donald Trump has assembled his cabinet over the past month, many observers have noted an untraditional pattern — the appointment of former military …..

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    Study Shows 55% Of Democrats See Israel As A “Burden”

    December 8, 2016

    Study Shows 55% Of Democrats See Israel As A “Burden” By Richard Friedman, BJF Executive Director These are complex times for Jews when it comes to the public policy arena. In the last three Presidential elections, including the most recent one, about three-fourths of the Jewish vote nationally went to the Democratic candidate. One of …..

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    Open-Mindedness, Thoughtful Thinking Goals Of BJF

    December 4, 2016

    Open-Mindedness, Thoughtful Thinking Goals Of BJF By Richard Friedman, BJF Executive Director Part of my job — as a Jewish Federation director — is to talk to people. To find out what they think. I probably have 150-200 in-depth conversations a year with people, listening to what’s important to them, gaining insight into their ideas …..

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